Instructables: exploring - technology - computer - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 29 May 2016 08:51:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY | Ambilight Using Arduino Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ambilight-Using-Arduino-Nano/
DIY | Ambilight Using Arduino Nano - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/KQXO/IOLP1ATW/F2TKQXOIOLP1ATW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/KQXO/IOLP1ATW/F2TKQXOIOLP1ATW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/KQXO/IOLP1ATW/F2TKQXOIOLP1ATW.SMALL.jpg RGBFreak In this Instructable I will be teaching you how you can create your own (b)ambilight for under $40!Keep in mind that the Ambilight will only work on a PC running the Bambilight software.You will need the following components:Individually addressable RGB LED strip - Available on AliexpressArduino Nan...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:22:21 PDT
A DIY Laptop Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/A-DIY-Laptop-Rack/
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 18:07:48 PDT
Desktop Gardening, Plantbot Beta http://www.instructables.com/id/Plantbot-Beta/
Desktop Gardening, Plantbot Beta - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/O59P/INDGK01T/FIYO59PINDGK01T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/O59P/INDGK01T/FIYO59PINDGK01T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/O59P/INDGK01T/FIYO59PINDGK01T.SMALL.jpg mikeghen This project is a continuation of Plantbot Alpha.The goal here was to build a desktop garden similar to the AeroGarden that MiracleGrow markets but with more compute power and light power. Using a laser cut wood structure, LED lights, and Raspberry Pi, I created this system to take care of my plants...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 08:43:02 PDT
Blackintosh http://www.instructables.com/id/Blackintosh/
Blackintosh - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/T7SY/IMJGCRT8/FU9T7SYIMJGCRT8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/T7SY/IMJGCRT8/FU9T7SYIMJGCRT8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/T7SY/IMJGCRT8/FU9T7SYIMJGCRT8.SMALL.jpg jeanvrack 1987 Mac SE with a new screen lcd, a new system and a new look, ready for 2016' tasks , computer, mediacenter (Kodi) & gamecenter.I had an old broken Mac SE in my cellar, I kept it because I love computers and It's nice, I'm owner of single boards (raspberry, odroid), so I had the idea to make it w...
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 15:24:49 PDT
Variable Speed Fan With Snap Circuits, Kano Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-Speed-Fan-With-Snap-Circuits-Kano-Compute/
Variable Speed Fan With Snap Circuits, Kano Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/JQT4/IMC92HGA/F9NJQT4IMC92HGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/JQT4/IMC92HGA/F9NJQT4IMC92HGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/JQT4/IMC92HGA/F9NJQT4IMC92HGA.SMALL.jpg KRA5H In a previous How-To Guide I demonstrated how to blink a Snap Circuits LED with the Kano Computer (blinking an LED is the “Hello World!” of hardware hacking) and in this guide I’ll demonstrate how to drive a variable speed fan with Snap Circuits and the Kano Computer. I’ll actually use the same Scra...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 08:10:52 PDT
Web Based Remote Engine Preheater http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Based-Remote-Engine-Preheater/
Web Based Remote Engine Preheater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/POSD/ILV80BOB/FYBPOSDILV80BOB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/POSD/ILV80BOB/FYBPOSDILV80BOB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/POSD/ILV80BOB/FYBPOSDILV80BOB.SMALL.jpg MarkInOhio This Instructable will detail a very specific web based control and monitoring method which can be generalized for many other uses. One of my hobbies is flying small aircraft in Ohio. Ohio does get very cold in the winter and trying to start a small aircraft engine in the middle of winter, without i...
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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 19:17:59 PDT
The Raspberry Pi 3, an in depth look... http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Raspberry-Pi-3-an-in-Depth-Look/
The Raspberry Pi 3, an in depth look... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/HZHK/ILQTIURZ/F51HZHKILQTIURZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/HZHK/ILQTIURZ/F51HZHKILQTIURZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/HZHK/ILQTIURZ/F51HZHKILQTIURZ.SMALL.jpg vishal1502 The Raspberry Pi 3 is here. The latest version of the credit card-sized computer comes a whole year after the launch of its predecessor, the Raspberry Pi 2 and four years after the launch of the original Raspberry Pi, has its own set of upgrades. Here’s the highlights: it’s faster, it has the exact ...
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Mon, 14 Mar 2016 04:44:07 PDT
Lego Lunchbox Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Lunchbox-Computer/
Lego Lunchbox Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/MSFY/ILQTDR5M/F22MSFYILQTDR5M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/MSFY/ILQTDR5M/F22MSFYILQTDR5M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/MSFY/ILQTDR5M/F22MSFYILQTDR5M.SMALL.jpg MattH132 Have you ever wanted to build a Raspberry Pi computer in a lunchbox using Legos or other compatible interlocking bricks? First you need to get a hold of a lunchbox. You will need:Lunchbox 8x7x4 or larger if possiblesharp Xacto knife10"x5" Lego Base plates x4Pair Lego rotation plates7" tft LCD moni...
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 17:49:29 PDT
Computer Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Build-4/
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Mon, 7 Mar 2016 09:26:07 PST
Class Computer Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Class-Computer-Build/
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Mon, 7 Mar 2016 08:15:44 PST
Ultra Computer Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-Computer-Build/
Ultra Computer Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/UEC8/ILCH96HN/FLJUEC8ILCH96HN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/UEC8/ILCH96HN/FLJUEC8ILCH96HN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/UEC8/ILCH96HN/FLJUEC8ILCH96HN.SMALL.jpg earvinoakesiv This instructable will teach you how to build a basic computer. It will go over what parts you need, how to install the parts, and what order you should assemble the computer. Before You Begin... Before you begin your computer build, make sure you have all of the following parts:MotherboardCPUGra...
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Thu, 3 Mar 2016 10:38:09 PST
How to Build a Computer - Group 5 IT 3rd http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Computer-Group-5-IT-3rd/
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Thu, 3 Mar 2016 10:14:13 PST
PC Construction How To http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Construction-How-To/
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Wed, 2 Mar 2016 10:04:43 PST
How To Make A Raspberry Pi SuperComputer! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Raspberry-Pi-SuperComputer/
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Mon, 22 Feb 2016 13:54:26 PST
Wall Mounted Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Mounted-Computer/
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 16:54:48 PST
Phone Controlled Computer Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-Controlled-Computer-Starter/
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 13:11:08 PST
How to hardline liquid cool a computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hardline-Liquid-Cool-a-Computer/
How to hardline liquid cool a computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/LCKU/IKOAPFJX/FLFLCKUIKOAPFJX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/LCKU/IKOAPFJX/FLFLCKUIKOAPFJX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/LCKU/IKOAPFJX/FLFLCKUIKOAPFJX.SMALL.jpg 16jfarr Hello, welcome to my instructable. I am here to show you how to liquid cool your desktop with a hardline tubing which looks far more ascetically pleasing while having low temperatures. There is a lot of information on this subject but I am here to share all the research and work that I have done. Th...
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Mon, 15 Feb 2016 20:00:49 PST
DIY CPU Waterblock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CPU-Waterblock/
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 22:27:21 PST
Android personal Home Server http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Personal-Home-Server/
Android personal Home Server - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/C822/IKJ865YQ/FIPC822IKJ865YQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/C822/IKJ865YQ/FIPC822IKJ865YQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/C822/IKJ865YQ/FIPC822IKJ865YQ.SMALL.jpg AppsByDavideV This tutorial will cover an Android Home Server using my unofficial app MyHomeServer.With this app you can connect your Android phone or tablet to other devices connected to the same WiFi network (at home, work...) and explore it via Web browser . The app doesn't work on cellular networks.The ser...
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 05:36:19 PST
Making ApplePi, Merging a Vintage Macintosh Plus With the Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-ApplePi-Merging-a-Vintage-Macintosh-Plus-Wi/
Making ApplePi, Merging a Vintage Macintosh Plus With the Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/YDVK/IK4AGN7P/FX2YDVKIK4AGN7P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/YDVK/IK4AGN7P/FX2YDVKIK4AGN7P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/YDVK/IK4AGN7P/FX2YDVKIK4AGN7P.SMALL.jpg Jagged_path As a child of the late 70's and elementary school student of the 80's, I have always been fascinated by these little beige and platinum boxes and their tiny B&W screens. A few popped up beside the Commodore Pets and Apple ][e's in our school library. Of course, we were never actually allowed to ...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 19:15:15 PST
Custom Stained/Burned Mousepad Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-StainedBurned-Mousepad-Design/
Custom Stained/Burned Mousepad Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/UHUV/IJQ0DSNT/FMNUHUVIJQ0DSNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/UHUV/IJQ0DSNT/FMNUHUVIJQ0DSNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/UHUV/IJQ0DSNT/FMNUHUVIJQ0DSNT.SMALL.jpg Modern__Pixels This is a tutorial of how to design a mousepad to have a burned/stained looking design on it. Materials You will need:-Plain Mouse Pad (Peeling off the previous design of an old pad works too) -White Out or White Paint (I prefer white out as it is quick drying) -Printer (Does not need to be color...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 07:44:41 PST
Laptop LED Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-LED-Mod/
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 14:49:12 PST
Computer Controlled Christmas Lights with Light-O-Rama http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Controlled-Christmas-Lights-With-Light-O-/
Computer Controlled Christmas Lights with Light-O-Rama - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/B9LN/IIOUKJS1/F19B9LNIIOUKJS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/B9LN/IIOUKJS1/F19B9LNIIOUKJS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/B9LN/IIOUKJS1/F19B9LNIIOUKJS1.SMALL.jpg JustinLovesTheTech Welcome to my step by step guide on how to make an amazing Christmas light display! I will guide you through all of the steps from planning to pressing start. Let's get started! Intro and thinking ahead First off if you are reading this in October or lator in the year I recommend that you don't d...
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 08:57:26 PST
Touchless PC Control a.k.a JARBAS http://www.instructables.com/id/Touchless-PC-Control-Aka-JARBAS/
Touchless PC Control a.k.a JARBAS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/Y637/IIM41EFK/FOVY637IIM41EFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/Y637/IIM41EFK/FOVY637IIM41EFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/Y637/IIM41EFK/FOVY637IIM41EFK.SMALL.jpg leonardots Hey guys, this is my first instructable, so any critics,suggestions or questions, just comment!Have you guys always wanted to build a Gesture Interface? Like J.A.R.V.I.S or the ones used in sci-fi movies? Well, the future is now!(I always wanted to say this).I had the idea of "building" this when my...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 07:48:49 PST
Make your own 'Home Computer' http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Home-Computer/
Make your own 'Home Computer' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/OJ06/II8ZW048/F1FOJ06II8ZW048.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/OJ06/II8ZW048/F1FOJ06II8ZW048.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/OJ06/II8ZW048/F1FOJ06II8ZW048.SMALL.jpg gfwilliams Many of us learnt to program on a Sinclair Spectrum, Commodore 64, BBC Micro or similar - 8/16 bit Home Computers. These computers booted straight up to a command prompt and encouraged you to write code and play with them.You can now make your own (that runs JavaScript) in a few hours using a Esprui...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 03:08:26 PST
LinkIt ONE - communication with python http://www.instructables.com/id/LinkIt-ONE-Communication-With-Python/
LinkIt ONE - communication with python - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/853A/IHZ4N33E/FHZ853AIHZ4N33E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/853A/IHZ4N33E/FHZ853AIHZ4N33E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/853A/IHZ4N33E/FHZ853AIHZ4N33E.SMALL.jpg ptkrf Hi fellow makers!Mediatek's new board, LinkIt ONE offers great potential - GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, GSM, extensibility with gpio, strong processor and more. But sometimes you still need the comfort of python for parsing files or drawing graphs. Even if you haven't read this 'Ible's title you now alread...
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 13:16:26 PST
Multi-Functional Star Wars Astromech Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/Astromech-Droid-Based-on-R2-D2/
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 06:16:51 PST
Extra Ram Using a Thumb Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Extra-Ram-Using-a-Thumb-Drive/
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 14:01:18 PST
Methane Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Methane-Detector/
Methane Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/T87K/IHRZGPHQ/FMUT87KIHRZGPHQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/T87K/IHRZGPHQ/FMUT87KIHRZGPHQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/T87K/IHRZGPHQ/FMUT87KIHRZGPHQ.SMALL.jpg Captiansdg I am twelve and I love making these instructables, I also love robotics, programming, DIY projects, as well as pets. I will show you how to make an arduino methane detector. Methane is in the gas from lighters, propane, and yes, farts. I will also provide the code. The detector will turn one of the ...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 07:36:27 PST
Joystick attachment http://www.instructables.com/id/Joystick-attachment/
Joystick attachment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/4DN8/IHDUOOHR/F7J4DN8IHDUOOHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/4DN8/IHDUOOHR/F7J4DN8IHDUOOHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/4DN8/IHDUOOHR/F7J4DN8IHDUOOHR.SMALL.jpg Ability Mate For people with limited dexterity in their hands and fingers, using regular joysticks for computers, game consoles or electric wheelchairs is often too hard and can slow them down.With the use of a 3D printer, we are able to create an inexpensive and highly customisable joystick controller. It can ...
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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 06:30:37 PST
Hexapod Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Hexapod-Robot-with-EZ-Robot/
Hexapod Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/TPDG/IH878ATW/FQWTPDGIH878ATW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/TPDG/IH878ATW/FQWTPDGIH878ATW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/TPDG/IH878ATW/FQWTPDGIH878ATW.SMALL.jpg Robotriks This is the Hexapod robot that I completed recently, it is composed of 12 servos running off of a EZ-B, I am currently using the script for EZ-Robot's Six Robot, although I am also working on developing my own.Also please vote for me in both the Tech and Robotics contests.http://www.robotriks.com/ ...
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Wed, 18 Nov 2015 16:47:26 PST
KCTC - Rilley's Class - Building a Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/KCTC-Rilleys-Class-Building-a-Computer/
KCTC - Rilley's Class - Building a Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/ESYE/IGZGSZS8/FZCESYEIGZGSZS8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/ESYE/IGZGSZS8/FZCESYEIGZGSZS8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/ESYE/IGZGSZS8/FZCESYEIGZGSZS8.SMALL.jpg ryaguy15 In this guide, we'll be talking about how to build a computer, from what materials you need, to the safety precautions you'll need to take. It may seem like a daunting task at first, and there should be plenty of research done into finding what components you want for your PC, among other things. Ho...
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Sat, 14 Nov 2015 14:03:17 PST
LUX II - the second external pc power button http://www.instructables.com/id/LUX-II-the-second-external-pc-power-button/
LUX II - the second external pc power button - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/JCBN/IG2JI8ER/F66JCBNIG2JI8ER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/JCBN/IG2JI8ER/F66JCBNIG2JI8ER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/JCBN/IG2JI8ER/F66JCBNIG2JI8ER.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel born out of laziness (and now carelessness)... LUX IILUX II is used to externally control your computer's power state by acting as if it were your computer's power button - except it is on your desk!It is the second version of the popular LUX - with 43k views and 500+ likes it is one of ...
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 13:28:33 PDT
Computer Case Revival from 90s to now(MOD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Case-Revival-from-90s-to-nowMOD/
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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 03:42:10 PDT
How to make a gaming vibro-mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-gaming-vibro-mouse/
How to make a gaming vibro-mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/DFZA/IFSJNAVN/FXXDFZAIFSJNAVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/DFZA/IFSJNAVN/FXXDFZAIFSJNAVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/DFZA/IFSJNAVN/FXXDFZAIFSJNAVN.SMALL.jpg romanursuhack Video & Photo Instructableshttps://youtu.be/W9OI8jIFQXI How to make the mouse vibrate? We need:- A small motor. By the way, you may replace the motor with the vibrator from old cell-phone. - Switch - Solderer - Wires - Glue pistol Let's start!) Vibro-mouse for gaming. It means that when you sh...
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 06:48:44 PDT
Wooden PC Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-PC-Case-1/
Wooden PC Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/LPB0/IEX4XNR6/FL6LPB0IEX4XNR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/LPB0/IEX4XNR6/FL6LPB0IEX4XNR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/LPB0/IEX4XNR6/FL6LPB0IEX4XNR6.SMALL.jpg Elbee_ My interest in both woodworking and PCs have encouraged me to make a wooden PC case.There was a lot of thinking, measuring, drawing ...and there was Internet for the ideas.Eventually, I got started without any complete plan and now my project is stabbing down more than 100 working hours. Routing t...
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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 06:43:22 PDT
Mini 10-Doh! figure custom flash drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-10-Doh-figure-custom-flash-drive/
Mini 10-Doh! figure custom flash drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/WNOI/IERC8WZQ/FZHWNOIIERC8WZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/WNOI/IERC8WZQ/FZHWNOIIERC8WZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/WNOI/IERC8WZQ/FZHWNOIIERC8WZQ.SMALL.jpg just a little of everything I got this guy in a Loot crate back in January, and today I'm going to show you how to put this little 10 Doh! figure to work. Tools and supplies needed. Tools :~ Mini Philips screwdriver~ Utility knife~ Hot glue gun / or super glue if hot glue is unavailable--------------------------------------...
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Sun, 20 Sep 2015 03:53:28 PDT
Build a Tablet Binder With the Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Tablet-Binder-With-the-Raspberry-Pi/
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Sat, 12 Sep 2015 19:43:56 PDT
DIY USB IR receiver http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-IR-receiver/
DIY USB IR receiver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/EG4L/IEGXSO19/FZMEG4LIEGXSO19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/EG4L/IEGXSO19/FZMEG4LIEGXSO19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/EG4L/IEGXSO19/FZMEG4LIEGXSO19.SMALL.jpg Laurens-Wuyts In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to make a small, cheap (less than $5) USB IR receiver.The microcontroller used acts as a standard keyboard, so it should work on every computer.With this receiver you can use a remote control to control things on your computer.I made this instructables bas...
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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 06:06:02 PDT
Raspberry pi Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-pi-Laptop/
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 17:47:45 PDT
ATARI 2600 Video Composite mod http://www.instructables.com/id/ATARI-2600-Video-Composite-mod/
ATARI 2600 Video Composite mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/6OQ2/IE7J5HGI/FFI6OQ2IE7J5HGI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/6OQ2/IE7J5HGI/FFI6OQ2IE7J5HGI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/6OQ2/IE7J5HGI/FFI6OQ2IE7J5HGI.SMALL.jpg Inspektor Gadjet Video Composite Mod – ATARI 2600 Introduction:I bought my ATARI 2600 (4 Switches) in the year 2003 on an international auction for 30 dollars. At this time I was obsessed with getting all the 8 bit music systems possible, Commodores, Ataris, Nintendos, FM Chips… Without paying too m...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 03:22:07 PDT
Hide Your RasPi Cloud in Plain Sight http://www.instructables.com/id/Hide-Your-RasPi-Cloud-in-Plain-Sight/
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Sat, 5 Sep 2015 18:53:40 PDT
Tactile Keyboard Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Tactile-Keyboard-Hack/
Tactile Keyboard Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/0ZII/IDTAN68D/FVZ0ZIIIDTAN68D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/0ZII/IDTAN68D/FVZ0ZIIIDTAN68D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/0ZII/IDTAN68D/FVZ0ZIIIDTAN68D.SMALL.jpg nsnip I wanted the ability to identify some of my keyboard keys by touch alone. I use the TAB, SHIFT, CTRL, ALT and ESC keys very often when working in blender 3d suite. The steelseries gaming keyboard I use is excellent however being designed for gaming there are only raised bumps on the home keys F, J...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:28:27 PDT
LUX - an external power button http://www.instructables.com/id/LUX-an-external-power-button/
LUX - an external power button - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/B5KD/ICM6ZM6C/FWRB5KDICM6ZM6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/B5KD/ICM6ZM6C/FWRB5KDICM6ZM6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/B5KD/ICM6ZM6C/FWRB5KDICM6ZM6C.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel It's a lazy afternoon, and you sit down to turn your computer on, you either: a) you have to bend down and press the power button, or b) you have a laptop - this isn't for you.Especially where my (desktop) computer is located; under my desk and out of sight; bending down to press that power button i...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:44:09 PDT
VU Meter Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/VU-Meter-Speakers/
VU Meter Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/60M8/IC6IHKCG/FBA60M8IC6IHKCG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/60M8/IC6IHKCG/FBA60M8IC6IHKCG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/60M8/IC6IHKCG/FBA60M8IC6IHKCG.SMALL.jpg IamTeknik A VU meter is a standard measuring instrument which measures volume in audio equipment. If you open up your recording devices on Windows, you can see a digital Volume Unit (VU) meter which shows the audio level. You get analog and digital displays and each level is typically marked off with a dB val...
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 20:34:42 PDT
fallout themed gaming computer http://www.instructables.com/id/fallout-themed-gaming-computer/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 20:41:52 PDT
How to create 3D icons http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-3D-icons/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 14:18:38 PDT
Fix a faulty mouse button in 5 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-faulty-mouse-button-in-5-minutes/
Fix a faulty mouse button in 5 minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/YVSR/IBXHKKIG/FD0YVSRIBXHKKIG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/YVSR/IBXHKKIG/FD0YVSRIBXHKKIG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/YVSR/IBXHKKIG/FD0YVSRIBXHKKIG.SMALL.jpg Victor805 This short instructable will guide you through the process of repairing a faulty mouse button. To do so you'll need the following things:MaterialsButton replacementTools:Soldering IronDesoldering pen or pump Notice this will probably void your warranty Troubleshooting You have to make sure the so...
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 05:07:11 PDT
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-LED-LIGHTSABER/
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly This is a 3D printed Light Saber I designed as a personal project to keep myself occupied... Here's a demo video: Demo VideoLet me start off by saying this is a very easy print/make... The handle only has two main prints and you have the option of printing either 6 individual sliding cylinders or pr...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 17:37:44 PDT
Digital Rainbow - How to Colorize from Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Rainbow-How-to-Colorize-from-Scratch/
Digital Rainbow - How to Colorize from Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/F8VO/IB3HDOIO/FECF8VOIB3HDOIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/F8VO/IB3HDOIO/FECF8VOIB3HDOIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/F8VO/IB3HDOIO/FECF8VOIB3HDOIO.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design This tutorial is all about making selections and colorizing parts of your digital artwork. you can use the techniques here to colorize anything. Or make the rainbow as shown and use it as a background, or a fill for type.I'll demonstrate with Photoshop, but you can use any decent image editing progr...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 11:06:55 PDT